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triphibian

noun tri·phib·i·an \ (ˈ)trī¦fibēən \

Definition of triphibian

plural -s
1 :a person and especially a military commander who is triphibian
2 :a triphibian airplane

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Origin and Etymology of triphibian

tri- + -phibian (as in amphibian, noun)


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triphibian

adjective \ " \

Definition of triphibian

1 a :adept at war alike on land, at sea, and in the air
b :designed for or equipped to operate from land, water, snow, or ice as well as in the air
  • a triphibian airplane
2 :triphibious 1
  • a triphibian military operation

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Origin and Etymology of triphibian

tri- + -phibian (as in amphibian, adjective)


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